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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 29, 1952, Mason City, Iowa NorthIowas Daily Newspaper Edited for CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THI NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LVtlt Associated and United Press Full Lease Wires Five CenU Copy MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY AUGUST W 19S7 Ttili ContUU ol Two One No 27S Soldier Nearing Ocean PickUp SALEM Mass heartbroken Air Force sergeant taken off a troop transport far at sea flew westwardto his criticallyinjured wife and poliostricken daughter Friday that polio already had taken the life of his young son Redeyed and covered with saltspray TSgt Charles R Buggy 28 Winnebago Neb was landed here by a Coast Iowas Polio Attack Worst in Midwest Guard patrol bomber had taken him off the New York bound Navy transport Alex ander Patch nearly 800 miles at sea at dawn Friday Last Flight Soon after his arrival Buggy boarded a B25 which had been flown to nearby Beverly Airport from Washington and took off on the last leg of his journey First Lt John Lalone of Boiling Field Wash ington pilot of the B25 said he would make only one Chi cago to should arrive at Sioux City la late Friday after noon There Buggys wife and daughter Kathleen 5 are hospital ized the former with a broken back the latter with polio Buggy bowed with grief as Coast Guard officers put him into a wagon that took him the few miles to Beverly Airport Chatting with a United Press correspondent at the airport Buggy showed he had not been told of his sons death Tuesday I have a 6yearold daughter and a 4yearold said and they tell me they both have polio Buggy said the last time he saw them and his third child a 13 monthold d a u g h t e r was last Christmas when he had his em barkation leave All in Good Health They were all in good health xwhen I left he said sadly Buggy said f appreciate very much all the Air Force and Coast Guard have done la get me home Though he knew his wife had been hospitalized he did not learn Illinois Second in Case Numbers DES MOINES is striking at Iowa harder this year thanat anyof its bordering states A survey by midwest Associated Press bureaus disclosed Friday that more populous Illinois ranked second to Iowa in number of cases and Minnesota second in the num ber of fatalities 1229 Cases Iowas cases reached 1229 this week compared to 1399 for all of the record Iowa polio incidence year of 1950 Iowa polio deaths reached 70 compared to 90 the high for all of 1949 Nebraska with 658 cases re ported by Aug 25 was running up a total higher than in its previous peak year for cases 1948 In that year 219 cases were reported by the same date Illinois had 1038 cases by last Planes Crush Commie City in AAightiest Raid AIJ WIrrplialo SMILING AND Actress Phyllis Thaxter smiles as she walks with her nurse before leaving a Portland Me hospital where she has been confined by polio Miss Thaxter had no accompanying paralysis and plans to resume her screen career in midSeptember U S Lawyer Miller Got Rid of Two Witnesses Probe Into Justice Dept Bares Facts until Thursday that befell his about the children tragedy The Army apparently withheld news until arrangements were made to take hini off the transport carrying him from Bremerhaven Germany to New York The first attempt to remove Bug gy from the vessel failed Thursday when an Air Force plane landed safely but then collided with a life boat injuring two men and danv aging its propeller Red Party Paper Bitterly Attacks Ikes Legion Talk MOSCOW Communist Party newspaper Pravda in a bit ter attack against Dwight D Eis enhower said Friday his recent speech to the American Legion im plied war In a two column front page edi torial Pravda used probably the most vitriolic language it ever has directed against an American presidential candidate or politician The editorial was titled Eisen hower Ls Preparing to March The fact that Pravda devoted two columns of its front space usually reserved for the most important parly and state pronouncements indicated the grave view taken here The Russians apparently regard Eisenhowers speech as an actual statement of American foreign pol icy iC Eisenhower is making allowance for electioneer ing Soviets feel it will be a war against Russia to establish new regimes in East Europe and China Pravda said Eisenhowers ad dress to the Legion in New York earned him the name of the most energetic propagandist of hate contempt and hostility of the American aggressors and war mongers Saturday latest date for which figures were obtainable Polio deaths are riot officially recorded on a current basis by the Illinois Health department Minnesotas polio deaths this year number 4G and its cases ag gregate States In most of the cluster of states around South Da kota Minnesota and years incidence of polio is con siderably under peak years Ne braska may be an exception The peak year for Missouri was 1949 when it had 133 deaths and 1310 cases and Illinois with cases South Dakotas worst year was 1948 with 890 cases and 111 deaths Nebraska had 717 cases its highest number in 1948 Its highest number of deaths came in 194G with 52 Minnesota had 1663 On Civil Rights Lodge Accuses Adlai of Insincere Promise WASHINGTON Wl A Justice Department attorney testified Fri day that one reason the govern ment never prosecuted a war fraud charge agninst Norman E Miller ajul Associates Inc of De troit was because so many of the witnesses dropped out of the picture Franklin Knock who gave that explanation to a House investigat ing committee said he believed Norman E headed the Detroit respon sible for difficulties in which several government witnesses found themselves Insane Asylum One witness went to an insane asylum for a time and another came under a bigamy charge Knock related Knock was before a House Jii diclary Subcommittee which is making a general inquiry into the operations of the Justice Depart ment Preliminary to his testimony Robert A Collier committee coun sel asserted that staff investiga tions indicated the Justice Depnrl NEW Henry Cabot Lodge a top Eisen hower campaign advisor Friday accused Gtov Adlai E Stfevenson of insincere double talkLofthe subject of civil rights and Senatefilibusters Stevenson in two New York speeches Thursday night pledged that if elected he would use the power of his office to help break Senate fill cases and 124 deaths the year for its heaviest toll same Arrest Suspect in Bank Robbery MINNEAPOLIS UP FBI agents Friday arrested a suspect in the Aug 18 robbery of the Citi zens Slate Bank at Watcrville Minn Agents said they have in custody Edward McCormick 27 He was arrested early Friday morning in a hotel here Authorities said McCor mick had 2370 in his hotel room and in his automobile busters which have tradition ally been used against civil rights legislation High Tribute At the same time Stevenson paid high tribute to his vice pres idential running mate Sen John J Sparkman of Alabama Lodge recalled that Sparkman has been one of the Southern Democrats consistently opposed to civil rights legislation who have anclcd together to use the fili juslcr against such bills If I ever heard a piece of in sincere double talk that was if Lodge said When Governor Stevenson talks about ending Senate filibusters against the record of Democratic control of the Senate and its Rules Committee during the last four years 1 think he is the one in this campaign with a split person ality he said Lodge said he pointed out to the general that if the Republicans Three witnesses of the holdup win control of the Senate this time have identified McCormick as holdup man come chairman of the Rules Com nittee1 Will Get Action I can guarantee we will get an mtifiiibusler bill out oC coinmit ee and on the calendar within a nonth he said I can guaran tee it will get action Lodges press conference ap jeared to strike the first blow jack at Stevensons freeswinging campaign opening Eisenhower backers had adopted u let him go our turn is coming attitude toward the taunts Steven son has flung their way in a two day scries of speeches here Tax Cases WASHINGTON The first six compromise tax ex amined by reporters under a new Bureau of Infernal Revenue pot icy disclosed Friday the govern ment has accepted settlements totaling than ori ginal assessments DOUBTS FAITH CAN Pastor DrDallas Billirigton who declares he is a firmbeliever in Divine healing but not in faith healers hna offered travel ing evangelist Kathryn Kuhlrmvn left if she can prove that her prayers have healed anyone Mias Kuhrntun of Pittsburgh Pa has up the Akron 0 pastors challenge and asked Dr Billingtoh to put his in escrow and name terms of the test and an im partial board to decide mcnt had been most dilatory in some prosecutions and cited the Miller firms case as a typical example Collier said Miller was indicted in 1944 on six counts alleging fraud involving but was never prosecuted and the indict ment finally was dropped by the Justice Department in 1950 on grounds that the case had become enfeebled with age Voluminous File With Knock in the witness chair documents Death of lowan Still Mystery NEW YORK were puzzled Friday whether attractive Mrs Jeanne Brown found dead in her Bronx apartment Thursday with her throat slashed was a murder victim a suicide or died by accident The body of Mrs Brown 30 for a voluminous DCS Moines housecoat was found Attacks Termites in Government GRAND RAPIDS Mich WVJohn Foster Dulles Friday attacked termites in government and de clared a greater measure of pa triotism is needed among 111 in au thority as we look into the awful abyss of atomic and hydrogen war In a speech prepared for the national convention of AMVETS the Republican Party foreign pol icy adviser declared Termites can destroy the noble edifice that our forebears built They must be rooted out and the loyalty which qualifies their suc cessors must be something more positive than the negative virtue of act5 being a known member of the Communist Party and he wins reelection cluisctls he automatically PERSONAL teachers who were to visit the Mason City Municipal Airport Friday in connection with BusinessEducation Day got personal service from his honor Mayor Howard Bruce Assistingis City Engineer Clifford Hamblin left The 2GO public and parochial school teachers of the city were guests of 21 Mason City businesses through the day in order to become acquainted with their activities OTHER PICTURES PAGES 3 AND Jl file of came into the record These disclosed 3 That Miller had a record of a robbery conviction in Daven port la 2 That Tom C Clnrk now a Supreme Court Justice had con siderable correspondence with at torneys for Miller One letter thanked Clark for withdrawing one prosecutor in the case and sub stituting a n o t h e r However Knock said the substitution was never mnde At the time Clark headed the Justice Departments criminal division tie Inter became attorney general before President Truman elevated him to the Su preme Court Miller was not present for the Tearing Daniel G Kennedy as sociate committee counsel told reporter that Miller could not located to be advised of the icaring Kennedy said Miller was reported to be somewhere in Florida Time Sheets Knock told the committee lhat Miller changed attorneys fre quently after he was indicted The charge of fraud was based on alleged padding of time sheets Relating the difficulties of government witnesses Knock tes tified that Miller was credited with having one of the witnesses who testified agninst him before the grand jury charged and convicted of bigamy Knock said another who was regarded as a ness by the prosecution left DC troit and went to the upper pen in sula of Michigan where inter he was arrested for carrying con cealed weapons He said it was this witness who finally was sent for a short time to an insane asylum Miss Knhlmun is the evangelist who married Burroughs VVnl trip builder of Radio CKnpcl in Mnson City He previously had seen divorced at Oskaloosa from ifs first wife who received custody of two sons Miss Kuhlman nct Mr Waltrip licre while on a tour from her re vival headquarters in Denver They were married after she had mude several preaching visits to Mason City After leaving Mason City togeth er the couple was not beard of untUinquiries were received by the from Ohio and Pennsylvania newspapers who were investigating Miss Kuhlmun Mr Waltrips present whereabouts are not known 548 Mason City Man Reports Shooting on Highway 78 Lylc E Seliwcitfor HO of Van Burcn SW reported to the Cerro Gordo County sheriffs office Thursday evening that he was shot at about Ar oclock while driving with his wife Miriam cast of Norn Springs on Highway 18 Schwcigcr displayed powder hums on his left arm lie said that he was driving towards Mason City ifter leaving Rudd when a car raveling west pulled abreast with is car Schweiger said that he heard a loud pop and felt some ain just as the two cars passed Neither the Schweigers nor sher ffs deputies could find any trace of a bullet inside or outside of the car Schwcigcr said it was raining at the time and that it was quite difficult to see the occupants ol the car Mrs Schwcigcr thought it was a slick of dynamite going off when the two cars sped past each other The Floyd County sheriffs office is investigating since the incidenl look place in that county Oh Yes They Will Plow at rt J 1 Kasson Too KASSON DODGE CENTER Minn going to be doing some pldwing too at the National Plowing Contest Sept 6 The site of the big farm1 event shapes up as a major political arena where Gen DwightD Eisen hower and Gov Adlai E Stevenson willmount a plank platform and expound farm views Political Hoopla But officials of the contest form ally known as National Soil Con servation Day and Plow Matches stress that the political hoopla wont deter their efforts to put on an cycrit aimed at improving farm ing practices The affair is sponsored by a corporation made up of seven Southeastern Minnesota soil con servation districts It will be held on between Kasson and Jodgo Center Rochester home of he famed Mayo Clinic is about 17 miles to the cast Two Division There will be two divisions to the plow on hilly and and Plowmen from about 15 slates hnve entered Among the entrants is 80ycnr old J H Thomas oC Reserve Kan vho won the EnglandWales plow ng contest with horscswhcn he vas 21 4 Nations Participate in Strike Warn Civilians to Flee Capital SEOUL Korea war pinncs from f6ur nations joined inx a huge aerial armada Friday to blast the North Korean capital of Pyongyang with bombsbullets and napalm in the heaviest air as sault of the Korean War Three wavesoC planes flow over Iho battered capital in thefifth major attack this month on the nerve center of Communist Korea The attacks were preceded a Radio Seoul alert to civilians warn ing them to Jlce Surpasses The raid surpassed the previous record assnitU on Pyongyang July II when 1200 sorties wereflownhi attacks on the capital andthe Sari wonPyongyang supply route Protecting American Sabrejets shot down damaged two other Russianbuilt enemy fighters which tried alely toprevent thc Allied planes rom completing their deadly mis sion KoV Planes from theAmerican Aus ralian South Korean and South African Air Force together aomc200 planes from three Ameri can joined to batter ongyang r Nearly every 5th Air Force fighterbomber ordered to part in the wave flew over target at 10 amVTHp seconc at 2 pm and thethirdatepm KOREAN CASUALTIES WASHINGTON MVThe Defense key witDepartment Friday identified 223 casualties of the Korean War MORE TAXES DES MOTNES tfft T h e slate Treasurers office reports that Iowa gasoline lax collection arc running nearly two million dollars higher than last year SAME 373 rBlaek means konri M L Mason special events chairman for Democrats in Ccrro lordo County Friday urged party members to attend the Sept 6 speeches at Kasson He said how ever that no automobile caravan was being formed for safety rea sons Screening Sabrejets and liah Meteorjels acted asa barrier to keep enemy fighters other side of the Chpngchbnif River north of Pyongyang The destroyed and dam aged claims were the first in seven days First Lt Charles A Gabriel Ox ford NCshot dowa qnelyIIGout of eight Intercepted four Sabres The first wave of planes dropped 1000 and 500pound bombs Returning Allied pilots Communist antiaircraft firewas heavy probably notified the enemy ahead of time they were on the wayvj The first two waves dropped 340 tons of bombs and fired 32000 rounds of ammunition on 40 pre selected targets We really blew hell out of amo dump headquarters and sup ply dump said Reconnaissance Pilot 1st Lt Kenneth T Blank Franklin Neb The fighterbomb ers really did a bangup job of clobbering today All Blowing Up Lt Robert G Candy Santa Mon ica Cnlif a pilot in the second at tack said the town was blowing up all over Near the bend of the river there was something burning and there was a huge cloud of the blackest smoke Ive ever seen In fact it All About The Weaiher Mason City Overcast skies Friday and Friday night with occasional rain Decreasing cloudiness Sat urday Iowa Partly cloudy with occasion n showers west and central Fri day afternoon Somewhat warm cr north and west Saturday Minnesota Mostly cloudy Friday night and Saturday sional rain with occa GlobeGazetlc weather data up to 8 a m Friday Maximum 81 Minimum 66 At 8 n m 68 Precipitation 95 YEAR AG9 Maximum 84 Minimum 66 was so black the visibility was zero in that araa F80 Shooting Stars opened the days action by slamming 1000 pound bombs into radarcbritrolied antiaircraft positionsrimming Py ongyang targets Then came South Korean F51 Mustangs which set the stage for assaults by other fighterbombers Pilots in the first and second at tacks made the following damage claims 42 buildings destroyed and 32 damaged seven automatic wea pon positions destroyed and two damaged six hfcayy gun positions destroyedand two damaged three other heavy type guns destroyed one road bridge damaged seven secondary explosions observed two direct hits on a factory 55 hits on the concrete runway of one airfield and 44hits on a dirt airstrip A target for 1st Lt William A Winburn III Savannah Ga was a railroad roundhouse It Aint Round It aint round any more he said It was the fifth attack on Pyong yang thismonth It was expected to provoke theCommunistprops ganda into making shrill cries of as the previous raids have done ;